Fort Bragg Soroptimists Donate Railroad Themed Quilt to the Mendocino Model Railroad & Historical Society (MCMR&HS)

Quilting is a very active pastime in Fort Bragg and along the immediate coast. The annual quilt show has amazing quilts in on display in local business and a school. The weekend of the annual show is a big draw for residents and visitors alike. In a recent exhibition one complex quilt done by a … Continue reading

The ‘Great’ Conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn – was this the Star talked of in the Bible?

I don’t think there are too many out who read the rhubarb in this blog who haven’t figured out that a significant number of my waking hours are viewing pictures of space. Which may explain  a lot. Skywatchers (like me) are in for an end-of-year treat. What has become known popularly as the “Christmas Star” … Continue reading

Mendocino Whale Wars of 1976

I have lived here since 2000. In the years since then I have never heard of the Mendocino Whale War (MWW). That is until I came across the article below (which I have excerpted.) “The town of  Mendocino, California) is located about 160 miles north of San Francisco. It has long been a hotbed of … Continue reading